Africa & The Middle East

June 01, 2023

Qatar signs deal with Shell for SAF supply at Amsterdam airport

BY Qatar Airways Qatar Airways has signed a deal with Shell to source 3,000 metric tons of neat SAF at Amsterdam Schiphol airport. It encompasses the existing jet fuel contract with Shell at Amsterdam which will now see Qatar Airways using a 5 percent SAF blend. READ MORE

May 26, 2023

Kenya Airways fuels flight with SAF provided by Eni

BY Eni Kenya’s national carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) is the first African airline to use SAF provided by Eni for a long-haul flight. KQ's Boeing 787-800 (B787-8) Dreamliner on May 25 flew from Nairobi to Amsterdam. READ MORE

May 23, 2023

4AIR launches Assure SAF Registry to track, validate SAF

BY 4AIR 4AIR, which helps companies offset their emissions, use SAF, and drive technological change, has launched Assure SAF Registry, a blockchain-based web registry designed to document, trace and account for the sustainability attributes of SAF. READ MORE

March 23, 2023

2023 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo releases agenda

BY BBI International Ethanol Producer Magazine announced this week the preliminary agenda for the 2023 International Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo (FEW) taking place June 12-14, 2023 at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. READ MORE

March 03, 2023

Neste helps reduce GHG emissions globally by 11.1M tons in 2022

BY Neste Corp. In 2022, Neste’s renewable solutions helped customers reduce their GHG emissions globally by 11.1 million tons altogether. This amount equals the annual carbon footprint of the removal of 4 million passenger cars from the roads for a full year. READ MORE

January 30, 2023

Emirates operates demonstration flight with Neste SAF

BY Neste Corp. Emirates has operated its first milestone demonstration flight on a Boeing 777-300ER, powering one of its engines 100 percent with Neste’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). The flight took off on 30 January from Dubai International Airport. READ MORE

January 27, 2023

Casterra to supply castor feedstock for biofuel production

BY Casterra Ag Ltd. Casterra has announced plans to sell its unique castor seed varieties and provide its significant experience in castor cultivation to one of the world;s major enegy companaies, which will produce biofuel from the feedstock. READ MORE

January 24, 2023

Emirates completes engine ground testing with 100 percent SAF

BY Emirates Emirates has successfully completed the ground engine testing for one of its GE90 engines on a Boeing 777-300ER using 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). The ground test paves the way for a test flight using 100 percent SAF in one engine. READ MORE

January 20, 2023

UAE companies partner with BP to explore production of SAF

BY Masdar Masdar, ADNOC, bp, Tadweer and Etihad Airways have announced an agreement to conduct a joint feasibility study on exploring the production of SAF and other products, such as renewable diesel, in the UAE from MSW and renewable hydrogen. READ MORE